Who was the former president of Iraq?
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (/hʊˈseɪn/; Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي, romanized: Ṣaddām Ḥusayn ʿAbd al-Majīd al-Tikrītī; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was an Iraqi politician who served as the fifth president of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Who were the past leaders of Iraq?
- Abd as-Salam `Arif (1963–1966)
- Abd ar-Rahman al-Bazzaz (!966)
- Abd ar-Rahman `Arif (1966–1968)
- Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr (1968–1979)
- Saddam Hussein (1979–2003)
- Coalition Provisional Authority (2003–2004)
- Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer (2004–2005)
- Jalal Talabani (2005–2014)
Who was president of Iraq before Saddam?
Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr
|His Excellency Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr|
|In office 17 July 1968 – 16 July 1979|
|Vice President||Saddam Hussein|
|Preceded by||Abdul Rahman Arif|
|Succeeded by||Saddam Hussein|
Who was the president of Iraq from 1965 2003?
Read a brief summary of this topic Saddam Hussein, also spelled Ṣaddām Ḥusayn, in full Ṣaddām Ḥusayn al-Tikrītī, (born April 28, 1937, Al-ʿAwjah, Iraq—died December 30, 2006, Baghdad), president of Iraq (1979–2003) whose brutal rule was marked by costly and unsuccessful wars against neighbouring countries.
Was Saddam Hussein a president?
Saddam Hussein was installed as president of Iraq in 1979. It was a rise to power that required overcoming a birth in poverty and a teenage and early adult life spent in struggle. Hussein was born in 1937 in Tikrit, Iraq.
Who ruled Iraq after Saddam?
After the overthrow of Saddam in the 2003 Iraq War, Talabani became a member of the Iraqi Governing Council, which developed Iraq’s interim constitution. In 2005 Talabani was elected interim president of Iraq by the National Assembly, and he was reelected to a four-year term in 2006 and again in 2010.
Who was president of Iraq in 1960?
List of officeholders
|No.||Name (Birth–Death)||Term of office|
|1||Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba’i محمد نجيب الربيعي (1904–1965)||14 July 1958|
|2||Abdul Salam Arif عبد السلام عارف (1921–1966)||8 February 1963|
|—||Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz عبد الرحمن البزاز (1913–1973) Acting President||13 April 1966|
Where is Saddam today?
Saddam’s body was buried in his birthplace of Al-Awja in Tikrit, Iraq, near family members, including his two sons Uday and Qusay Hussein, on 31 December 2006 at 04:00 local time (01:00 GMT).
Who ruled Iraq in 1973?
List of officeholders
|No.||Name (Birth–Death)||Political party|
|—||Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz عبد الرحمن البزاز (1913–1973) Acting President||Arab Socialist Union|
|3||Abdul Rahman Arif عبد الرحمن عارف (1916–2007)||Military / Arab Socialist Union|
|→ • Iraqi Republic (under Ba’ath Party) (1968–2003) •|
Who was president of Iraq in 1958?
The Iraqi Republic (Arabic: الجمهورية العراقية al-Jumhūrīyah al-‘Irāqīyah), colloquially known as the First Iraqi Republic was a state forged in 1958 under the rule of President Muhammad Najib ar-Ruba’i and Prime Minister Abd al-Karim Qasim.